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noble in conception and impressive in execution

BLEEKER, P. & POLLEN, F.P.L. Recherches sur la Faune de Madagascar et de ses dépendances ... Vol. IV: Poissons et Pêches.

Leyde, E.J. Brill, 1875. 4to (305 x 230 mm). pp (8), 104, (2); (2), 89, with 21 fine chromolithographic plates. In publisher's half cloth portfolio...

EUR 1,500

devoted to exotic plants and animals

CLUSIUS, C. Exoticorum libri decem: quibus animalium, plantarum, aromatum, aliorumque peregrinorum fructuum historiae describuntur: Item Petri Bellonii Observationes...

Leiden, Officina Pantiniana, Franciscus Raphelingius the younger, 1605. Folio (340 x 210mm). pp. (xvi), 378, (10); 52; (28); (xii), 242, (2), with ...

EUR 12,000

Important because of the first description of a number of South African plants

COMMELIN, C. Praeludia botanica ad publicas Plantarum Exoticarum demonstrationes dicta in Horto medico, cum demonstrationes exoticarum 3 Octobris 1701, & 29 Maji 1702....

Leyden, Joh. du Vivie, 1715. 4to (260 x 205mm). pp. (viii), 85, (1), with 33 engraved plates. Contemporary vellum, gilt lettered spine.

EUR 2,500

the most important book to be published in England during the eighteenth century on the plant growing in a private garden

DILLENIUS, J.J. Horti Elthamensis plantarum rariorum icones et nomina Joh. Jac. Dillenio, M.D. descriptarum Elthami in Cantio, in Horto... Jacobi Sherard... additis denominationibus Linnaeanis.

Lugduni Batavorum, C. Haak, 1774. 2 volumes (bound in one). Folio (404 x 260mm). Leaves (6); 1, with 325 etched plates. New full mottled calf, spin...

EUR 13,000

the most important book to be published in England during the eighteenth century on the plant growing in a private garden

DILLENIUS, J.J. Horti Elthamensis plantarum rariorum icones et nomina Joh. Jac. Dillenio, M.D. descriptarum Elthami in Cantio, in Horto... Jacobi Sherard... additis denominationibus Linnaeanis.

Lugduni Batavorum, C. Haak, 1774. 2 volumes (bound in one). Folio (410 x 250mm). Leaves (6); 1, with engraved frontspiece portrait and 325 etched p...

EUR 13,000

he persuaded the young Redouté to make fifty-four drawings for his 'magnum opus'

L'HERITIER DE BRUTELLE, C.-L. Stirpes novae, aut minus cognitae, quas descriptionibus et iconibus illustravit.

Parisiis, P.-D. Pierres, 1784-1785. 6 parts (bound in one volumes). Folio (504 x 340mm). With titles to all 6 parts and 91 (2 double-page) engraved...

EUR 16,000

the first botanical book illustrated with colour-printed plates

MARTYN, J. Historia Plantarum Rariorum. Centuriae primae Decas 1-4 (of 5).

London, R. Reily, 1728 (-1737?). Folio (515 x 355 mm). pp. (6), iv, 42, including the engraved dedication leaf to the Royal Society, title printed ...

EUR 9,000

a model faunal work for its day, comprehensive, authoritative, and well illustrated

PETERS, W. C.H. Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique... in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt.

Berlin, Georg Reimer, 1852-1882. 6 parts bound in 10 volumes. 4to (330 x 240mm) & folio (470 x 330mm). With 210 (54 fine handcoloured) lithographed...

EUR 8,500

PETERS, W.C. Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl S.M. des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV. in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt. Band VI: BOTANIK.

Berlin, Reimer, (1861-) 1862-1864. 2 parts (bound in 1). 4to. pp. xxii, iv, 584, with 61 lithographed plates. Recent half cloth.

EUR 700

The scarce volume on mammals of this important expedition to Mozambique

PETERS, W.C. Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl seiner Majestät des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt.

Zoologie I: SÄUGETHIERE. Berlin, G. Reimer, 1852. Folio (465 x 325mm). pp. xvi, 202, with 46 (36 beautifully handcoloured) lithographed or engrave...

EUR 3,500

The scarce volume on mammals of this important expedition to Mozambique

PETERS, W.C. Naturwissenschaftliche Reise nach Mossambique auf Befehl seiner Majestät des Königs Friederich Wilhelm IV in den Jahren 1842 bis 1848 ausgeführt.

Zoologie I: SÄUGETHIERE. Berlin, G. Reimer, 1852. Folio (465 x 325mm). pp. xvi, 202, with 46 (36 beautifully handcoloured) lithographed or engrave...

EUR 3,500

A foundation work on succulents, describing many South African species

SALM-REIFFERSCHEID-DYCK, J.M. Fürst Von. Monographia generum Aloes et Mesembryanthemi.

Düsseldorf, Arnz; Bonn, Cohen, 1836-1863. 4to (315 x 245mm). 7 parts bound in 3 volumes. With 352 partly hand-coloured lithographed plates and exp...

EUR 18,000

SCHLECHTER, R. Orchidaceae Perrierianae. Ein Beitrag zur Orchideenkunde der Insel Madagascar.

Dahlem bei Berlin, Verlag des Repertoriums, 1925. 8vo. pp. 391. Publisher's printed wrappers.

EUR 250

SMUTS, J. Dissertatio Zoologica, enumerationem Mammalium Capensium continens.

Leidae, J.C. Cyfveer, 1832. 4to (268 x 215mm). pp. (8), vi, 108, (2), with 3 (2 handcoloured) lithographed plates. Contemporary printed boards.

EUR 350

THUNBERG, C.P. (praeses). Dissertatio Entomologica de Hemipteris Rostratis Capensibus... partem priman (- quartem et ultimam)... praeside C.P. Thunberg...

Upsaliae, Acad. Typogr., 1822. 4 parts (all published). 8vo (210 x 170mm). pp. (2), 8, (2); (2), 8;(2), 6, (2); (4), 6, (2). Recent cloth, gilt let...

EUR 500

Carl Peter Thunberg (1743-1828, Swedish botanist and explorer) was one of the greatest and most famous pupils of Linnaeus

THUNBERG, C.P. (praeses). Dissertatio entomologica novas Insectorum species, cujus partem primam (-sextam; all published!) ... publice ventilandam exhibent ...

Upsaliae, J. Edman, 1781-1791. 6 parts (bound in 1 volume). 8vo (206 x 165mm). pp. 28; (2), 29-52; (2), 53-68, (2); (2), 69-84; (2), 85-106; (4), 1...

EUR 3,500

with 25 illustrations, 16 of which depict Cape plants

VOLCKAMER, J.G. Flora Noribergensis sive Catalogus Plantarum in Agro Noribergensi tam sponte nascentium, quam exoticarum ...

Noribergae, sumtibus Michaellianis, 1700. 4to. pp. (22), 407, (2), with 25 engraved plates. Contemporary calf, spine with 5 raised bands, richly gi...

EUR 1,700

VOLCKAMER, J.G. Flora Noribergensis sive Catalogus Plantarum in Agro Noribergensi tam sponte nascentium, quam exoticarum ... Noribergae, apud Petr.

Conr. Monath, 1718. 4to. pp. (20), 407, (3), with 25 engraved plates. Contemporary marbled boards.

EUR 1,500

one of the rarest works on South African botany

WENDLAND, J.C. Ericarum Icones et Descriptiones/ Abbildung und Beschreibung der Heiden.

Hannover, the author & Hahn, 1798-1823. 27 parts in 25. 4to (310 x 250mm). With 159 (of 162) beautifully handcoloured engraved plates. Contemporary...

EUR 12,000